DETROIT, MI – Detectives from the MSP-Metro Narcotic Enforcement Team initiated a investigation involving a pharmacy/ pain clinic in the West Warren area of Detroit after learning that the pain clinic was prescribing a large amount of pain killers.
A 69-year-old Nurse Practitioner from Detroit and a 32-year-old pharmacist from Bloomfield Hills were arrested on June 30th, 2021 as a result of the investigation. Detectives seized over 7,500 pills, $210,000.00 and evidence of medical/insurance fraud.
The investigation revealed that the nurse practitioner led the State of Michigan in the prescription of Oxycodone since October 2020.
The Michigan State Police – Metro Narcotics Enforcement Team is a multi-jurisdictional task force that operates in Southeast Michigan and is comprised of federal, state and local law enforcement.
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